Christ The King Lutheran Church Announcements
Trenton Rd Campus, 15600 Trenton Rd, Southgate, MI 48195 Worship Services Bible Class & Sunday School Saturday: 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 6:00 p.m. Sunday: 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Sunday: 9:45 a.m. Pennsylvania Rd Campus, 16700 Pennsylvania Rd, Southgate, MI 48195 Sunday 9:45 a.m. Sunday 10:50 a.m.
March 1 and 2, 2014
Trenton Rd:734.285.9695 School:734.285.9697 PA RD Campus:734.285.3533 Day Care:734.285.8525
THIS WEEK AT CHRIST THE KING SUNDAY – MARCH 2 11:15 a.m. Gospel Choir Rehearsal ** 12:15 p.m. VBS Meeting 7:00 p.m. High School Youth ** MONDAY – MARCH 3 NATIONAL LUTHERAN SCHOOLS WEEK Pastor Jay’s Day Off Pastor Terry’s Day Off 6:00 p.m. Blind Support Group 7:00 p.m. GriefShare TUESDAY – MARCH 4 Mr. Bode’s Day Off 8:00 a.m. Toolbelt Tuesday ** 1:00 p.m. Gardening Class 7:00 p.m. Gardening Class
TUESDAY – MARCH 4 (continued) 7:00 p.m. Good News Class 7:00 p.m. Co-ed Volleyball 7:00 p.m. Alcoholics for Christ
THURSDAY – MARCH 6 6:30 p.m. King’s Ringers 6:45 p.m. Women’s Malachi Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Day School Education Fair
WEDNESDAY – MARCH 5 ASH WEDNEDSDAY DAY SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE K-8th GRADE – 9AM TO 5PM 8:00 a.m. Men’s Bible Study ** 9:15 a.m. Women’s Bible Study 3:30 p.m. Worship w/Holy Communion 4:30 p.m. Fish Fry (ends 6:30 p.m.) 6:15 p.m. Prayer Time 7:00 p.m. Worship w/Holy Communion
FRIDAY – MARCH 7 7:00 a.m. Prayer Vigil 7:30 p.m. West Band Rehearsal SATURDAY - MARCH 8 7:00 p.m. Euchre Party ** SUNDAY – MARCH 9 DAYLIGHT SAVING BEGINS 11:15 a.m. Gospel Choir Rehearsal ** 5:00 p.m. 7th & 8th Grade Youth ** 7:00 p.m. High School Youth ** ** Pennsylvania Rd Campus
GENERAL INFORMATION ALMS OFFERING - Our regular Alms offering will be collected after all services at the door. These funds go to help the needy in our congregation. Thank you for your generosity. ASH WEDNESDAY is March 5th. Services will be at 3:30 and 7:00pm with Holy Communion. Beginning Wednesday, March 12th we will have our regular Lenten mid-week services at 3:30 and 7:00pm. Please prayerfully consider adding these worship times to your schedule. 8th GRADE FISH FRY – Ash Wednesday, March 5th, from 4:30 to 6:30pm. Cost for this all-you-can-eat meal is Adults $8, Students (4–13) $5, Immediate Family Plan $30.00, under 4 is free. Menu is fried and baked fish, chicken tenders, coleslaw, roll and dessert. Tickets may be purchased at the door. LENTEN FOLDERS are available in the West Gallery by the Cana Room. Through your donations we continue to support the Alms and Scholarship Funds. Thank you. SPIRITUAL CARE ELDERS MEETING at the Trenton Road Campus on Thursday, March 20th, at 6:15pm in the Cana Room. If you would like to be a part of the Spiritual Care Ministry, please contact the following: Harry Dutka at 734.285.9695 Ext. 15 or email@example.com or Lisa Demou at 734.285.9695 Ext. 10 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We are always looking for new members. 2014 LENTEN DEVOTIONS ARE NOW ONLINE - This year’s Lenten Devotions focus on Christ’s horrific suffering, death, and victorious resurrection in “My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?” Using Psalms and Gospels as daily texts, these moving reflections highlight the Savior’s life and ministry as He poured Himself out for our sins on the cross. More information about the 2014 Lenten Devotions is available at www.lhm.org/lent. CONTRIBUTION STATEMENTS for 2013 are still available in the West Gallery near the Cana Room. Thank you for your continuing support of Christ The King and its ministries. SUNDAY SCHOOL NEWS – The children are making Easter bonnets and ties for the Southgate Manor Nursing Home. We are collecting ribbons and flowers from old floral arrangements to decorate the hats. Please drop off your donations in the Sunday School office. Thank you. VBS MEETING – TODAY, Sunday, March 2nd, at 12:15 in the West Gallery for anyone interested in being a leader or teacher for VBS. Any questions, please contact Lisa Demou, 734-285-9695 or email@example.com. LWML MITES FOR MISSIONS – The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League’s collection will be at the door after all services the weekend of March 15th and 16th. These funds are used for mission work throughout the world, as well as right here in Michigan. Thank you. A LENTEN PROMISE – To observe Lent and honor the 3rd Commandment, consider promising our Lord six consecutive Sundays (or Saturdays) in worship. What a perfect way to “get dressed” for Easter Sunday ! ~TLC
BIBLE STUDIES PLEASE MAKE THE STUDY OF GOD’S WORD A ROUTINE OF YOUR WORSHIP LIFE FELLOWSHIP BIBLE STUDY – Please join us Saturday at 6pm in the West Gallery, Sunday at 9:45am in the Gym on Trenton Rd, as well as 10:50am in the Atrium at the PA Rd Campus. We are studying Luke’s Gospel. WEST GALLERY BIBLE STUDY – We are currently discussing the Bible’s most vile character, Satan, using a video series entitled “The Great Deceiver.” Rolando Hinojosa is the facilitator. HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH BIBLE STUDY meets at 9:45am in the Upper Room. Please join us. MEN’S BIBLE STUDY meets on Wednesdays from 8 to 9am at the PA Rd Campus Fellowship Center. WOMEN’S WEDNESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY meets every Wednesday at 9:15am in the Upper Room. We will be studying the Ten Commandments. All women are welcome. PENNSYLVANIA RD CAMPUS NEWS WATCH PATROL - PA Rd is looking for a few more volunteers to do watch patrol. Please contact Denise Cashmer at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or would like to help. TOOL-BELT TUESDAYS – Join us Tuesdays from 8 to 11am at the Admin Bldg. SCRAP METAL PICK UPS - For the safety of our volunteers, no pickups will be made during the winter months. Pick-ups will resume in the Spring. You are still welcome to drop items off in the scrap dumpster located on the PA Rd Campus. Thank you for ALL of your donations to this fundraising ministry. PAPER RECYCLE BINS are located by the Admin Bldg near the trash and scrap recycle dumpsters. Thanks! BOTTLE/CAN COLLECTIONS are donated to the roof repair fund for future roof repairs. Please place donations in the marked bin on “Dumpster Lane” next to the Admin Bldg. Thank you! 2014 YTD is $272. PRAYER OPPORTUNITIES PRAYER TIME is a vital part of our communication with God. Come pray with us at any of the following: WEDNESDAY PRAYER 6:30pm The Commons FRIDAY PRAYER VIGIL 7:00am Sanctuary You do not have to pray out loud. Members and visitors, we extend a warm greeting and ask you to register your attendance by signing in the “Ritual of Fellowship” book. If you are a first or second-time guest, please indicate your address so we may send you a thank you letter. Also, please feel free to identify yourself by attaching a small rose (from the fellowship book) on your lapel. We’re glad you are here! Please come again!
ITEMS OF INTEREST SENIORS’ LUNCH BUNCH will meet on Tuesday, March 4th at 11:30am at Hungarian Rhapsody Restaurant, 14315 Northline Rd., Southgate. Contact Teresa Samson at email@example.com to attend or cancel. FREE GARDENING CLASS – Our last class is this Tuesday, March 4th at CTK, Trenton Rd, in the Upper Room. Class time is 1pm and repeated at 7pm. No registration required; just come! Week 5: How to design the space yourself, steps to do on a shoestring or have all or part of it done by someone else. EUCHRE PLAYERS – Mark you calendars! Our next tournament is Saturday, March 8th in the Atrium at the PA Rd Campus. We start at 7 pm SHARP! (Sorry, but we are unable to accommodate latecomers.) Cost is $3/single player, $5/for a couple. Each player is asked to bring a beverage and snack to share. Partners are not necessary; guests are welcome. This is a FUN event and prizes are awarded. Questions? Call Jan McSweeney. CTK ANNUAL FUND DINNER AUCTION - Saturday, March 29th, 7pm to Midnight, Biddle Hall Wyandotte. Featuring a D.J., comedian, auction, great food and good friends! Attire for the evening is casual. Please join us as we continue to support our Annual Fund and Christ The King School. A few of the items up for auction are: passes to Disney World, an autographed script by Tim Allen of “Last Man Standing”, front row seats to our Christmas Program, parking spaces for a year, projects made by each class. Tickets are on sale NOW in the school office or at the Ministry Center between worship services. Cost is $35.00/single, $60.00/couple, $225.00/table of 8. Deadline for ticket purchase is Monday, March 24th. CD PROJECT - We are currently working on a CTK music CD that will hopefully be ready by Easter. Copies of the CD will be available for a donation and the proceeds will be divided between the Donation Station and CTK Music Ministries. In order to cut down on expenses, copyright being the biggest expense, we are asking members to donate empty plastic CD covers. You can drop them off in the church office or at Building #9 at PA Rd during Donation Station work hours. FLAMINGO FLOCKING - Want to flock someone’s yard this spring with 25, 50 or more bright pink plastic flamingos? The High School Youth will be providing this service, starting in April, for birthdays, anniversaries, birth announcements, retirements, or just for plain ole fun! Prices are reasonable and help support our trip to the Michigan District LMCS Gathering on Mackinac Island this June. Please see flyers in the church office or contact any high school youth or Becki Kerr at firstname.lastname@example.org or details. CEF VIDEO FILMED AT CTK - The CTK web site now has a Church Extension Fund page. It includes a CEF video that was filmed right here at CTK. Stop by for a visit at www.ctk.me/cef. DONATION STATION UPDATE - We are asking for donations of propane gas heaters and/or gift cards to purchase propane gas. We also need people to adopt a room and volunteers to work on Saturdays from 10am to 1pm. New work rule: we don’t work unless it is over 32 degrees outside! You may continue to donate items for selling. Just put them under the building #9 tarped overhang at your convenience. Please don’t donate anything that does not work, or older type TV’s; only flat screens. Keep this ministry in your prayers. If you have any questions or would like to be put on our D.S. email distribution list, please contact Carol at email@example.com or 734-281-3773. We use this list to inform people from week to week when volunteers are working. Our next community sale is in May. SPIRITUAL CARE MINISTRY - If you have a family member or friend at CTK who is hospitalized, in a nursing home or confined to their home, please call the church office. Contacts: Harry Dutka at 734.285.9695 Ext. 15 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Lisa Demou at 734.285.9695 Ext. 10 or email@example.com. STEPHEN MINISTERS are the “After People.” They are ready to come alongside you—or your friends, neighbors, co-workers, or relatives—and provide comfort and support for as long after as needed. Prayerfully consider the opportunity to serve on this ministry.
Church Attendance Bible Class Sunday School Visitors
JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH 5th & 6th GRADE YOUTH will NOT meet today, Sunday, March 2nd. We will meet again in two weeks, Sunday, March 16th. 7th & 8th GRADE YOUTH will meet next Sunday, March 9th, from 5 to 7pm for Bible study and fellowship at the PA Rd Campus. Please join us! HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH TONIGHT Sunday, March 2nd we meet from 7 to 9pm at the PA Rd Campus for devotion and snack. HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH NEXT WEEK Sunday, March 9th we meet from 7 to 9pm at the PA Rd Campus for devotion and snack. MICHIGAN DISTRICT LCMS GATHERING - The High School Youth Group will be attending the Michigan District LCMS Gathering on June 22--25, 2014 at Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island. If your child is interested in going but you were not able to attend the gathering meeting, please contact Becki Kerr at firstname.lastname@example.org for details. SUPPORT MINISTRIES GRIEFSHARE for those grieving the loss of a loved one, meets each Monday through April 7th in the Upper Room from 7 to 9pm. Cost is $10 for registration. Questions? Contact Teresa Samson at email@example.com. Members of CTK and people from the community are invited to attend. ALCOHOLICS FOR CHRIST – Meets Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. in the Commons. Childcare available at $2 per child (if prearranged). VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES WELCOME CALLERS - Are you interested in meeting new visitors to Christ The King? The Welcome Callers could use you. We meet in the evening 2 times per month for about 2 hours each time. It is a rewarding ministry for those that have the spiritual gifts of Hospitality and Shepherding. Please contact Joyce Shoup at 734.282.5180 or Lisa Demou, 734.285.9695 x10 or firstname.lastname@example.org. WATCH PATROL – Chances are if you signed up to do Watch Patrol on the Every Member in Ministry form, Lisa has sent you an email. If you are able to help with this ministry, please contact Lisa at 734.285.9695 or email@example.com. The schedule is being put together for the next three months. To ensure the safety of our church, the Watch Patrol goes through the building and makes sure all doors are locked and lights turned off. Sign up for one week at a time. NURSERY HELP NEEDED for Wednesday Lenten services at 3:30 and 7pm, starting March 5th through April 9th. Adult and youth volunteers are needed. If you’re a regular Nursery volunteer, can you take an extra turn for this special need? New Nursery volunteers must be members and must take the Child Abuse Prevention Workshop and complete an application. If you’d like to help but don’t meet these criteria, we will help you through the process. Your service in the Nursery blesses the children, their parents and our entire congregation in worship. To offer your help, sign up on the chart outside the Nursery, or email Mitzi at firstname.lastname@example.org or Lisa at email@example.com. WOMEN’S MINISTRY NEWS WOMEN’S MINISTRY MEETING – Our next meeting is Thursday, March 13th at 7pm in the Cana Room on Trenton Road. SpringHill is no longer hosting a Spring Women’s Retreat, so please watch for information on the Fall Women’s Retreat later in the year. COLLECTIONS IN THE WEST GALLERY EASTER EGG HUNT DONATIONS - Plastic Easter eggs and individually wrapped candy (no peanuts please) are needed. Please put them in the marked bin in the West Gallery. Deadline is March 31st. VBS DONATIONS - Popsicle sticks (craft variety from the dollar store) and any color plastic tablecloths 52x90 or larger. Donations can be dropped off in the church office with a note for VBS. Thanks! EYEGLASSES for MOST Ministries. All types of glasses are accepted.
THE BIG PICTURE Last Week YTD Average 844 929 236 241 62 90 174 149
YTD Average 2013 1,018 261 106 198